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Today's Sports

  • Touchdown at :19 sinks East in...

        SHELBYVILLE – For the second time in as many games, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied to take the lead late only to have an even later rally by the opposition decide the outcome of a close game.

  • Heat, Southern can’t bottle up...

        OKOLONA-- The only thing that could slow up the North Bullitt Eagles Friday night was the weather.
        With hot temperatures and high humidity, kickoff was delayed 20 minutes.
        Don’t worry.
        Head coach Adam Billings’ Eagles were ready when the whistle blew as they dispatched the host Southern Trojans 55-7.
        The Eagles would score on every possession and its only punt turned into a touchdown.

  • Cougars take a bite out of the...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the second time in as many weeks, the tortoise got the win on Friday as the Bullitt Central Cougars went on the road and beat Fairdale 21-6.
        This was the second straight game in which the Cougars’ defense did not allow any points. The only score for Fairdale came just after Bullitt Central had gone up 21-0 midway through the third quarter when the Bulldogs returned the ensuing kick-off 83 yards for a touchdown.

  • Four tips for a better dove...

     FRANKFORT The heavy dew that soaks your shoes in the early morning is often accompanied by thick fog, signs that summer is losing its grip. Fall will be here soon, a hunter’s favorite time of year.

    The start of the fall for outdoors enthusiasts coincides with the opening of dove season each Sept. 1. Here are five things to keep in mind to place more doves in your hunting vest this coming season.

  • Week 2 offers traditional...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The long running rivalry for a Bullitt County football team outside of playing each other will be renewed on Friday when North Bullitt makes the short trip up Preston Highway to battle the Southern Trojans.

    Fans heading to this game should realize that the game will start at 7 p.m. in Okolona. Some Jefferson County teams have started kicking off games earlier than in the past.

  • Rain falls on second week of...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • East girls hosting major tourney...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After hosting the Kentucky Women’s Open in July, Heritage Hill Golf Course will be the site on Saturday of one of the state’s top female high school events as Bullitt East hosts the Bluegrass Invitational.

    This year’s event will start at 8:30 a.m. The event is being co-sponsored this year by Schmid Funeral Home, Beacon Credit Union and L&N Credit Union.

  • East’s Stallings signs to play...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Having a friend in the right place paid dividends for Bullitt East baseball standout Clayton Stallings this summer as a well-placed word with the right coach got the second baseman an invite to a successful junior college program.

  • Lady Cougars seeking to dethrone...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After four straight seasons of finishing as the runner-up to North Bullitt in the 23rd District, the Bullitt Central volleyball program has its eye firmly on the prize of reversing that outcome in 2016.

    This is an older group of Lady Cougars who are tired of finishing second in the district.

  • Each area girls’ soccer team...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – After the first game of the season for each of the three area girls’ soccer programs, the record stood at a sterling 3-0.

    That run didn’t exactly continue, but it was a good start for each of the teams.

    At least for North Bullitt and Bullitt East, the first two weeks of the regular season is just a warm-up for Monday’s showdown in Mount Washington for the two teams that have been ranked second and third in the Sixth Region for the past four years.